Category Archives: Manufacturing

Manufacturing,Our People | September 10 2018

How Duct Tape and Cardboard Improved Nine-Speed Transmission Production

Scissors, duct tape and cardboard. These three resources, combined with a GoPro digital camera, helped employees at Indiana Transmission Plant I (ITPI) develop a solution to improve the efficiency of nine-speed transmission production. Before we tell you more about the “duct, paper, scissors” move, let’s explain a bit about transmission manufacturing. Gears are a major
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Jeep,Manufacturing,Technology | August 29 2018

Wrangler Wednesday: Component for First Plug-in Hybrid Jeep® Wrangler to be built near the brand’s historic hometown

The Jeep® Wrangler has been built in Toledo, Ohio, for nearly eight decades, spanning the simple yet durable World War II-era Willys to the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler. The latest generation Wrangler, built in the Toledo North plant, offers cutting-edge technology and unmatched capability with a modern design that stays true to tradition. As these
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Corporate Business,Engineering,Manufacturing,Technology | April 30 2018

Highlighting Innovation, Sustainability and Diversity ‘Supplier of the Year’ Award Winners

It’s that time of year again … we honored 16 of our supplier partners who demonstrated their collaborative nature, resiliency in an ever-changing industry and dedication to innovation. Here are all of the 2017 FCA US Suppliers of the Year: Body Supplier of the Year – Gentex Corporation Capital Equipment Supplier of the Year –
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